Tag: money

Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: The impact of the new monetary policy

By SBM Intelligence Two days ago, the Central Bank of Nigeria announced that it would be adopting a flexible exchange ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Kalu Aja: How best to budget (Y! Naira&Kobo)

So last week we learned about how to calculate out networth, i.e. what we are worth when we subtract our ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: FG’s tubers of yam and 4 other things

By Simon Kolawole The naira has just been effectively devalued — so why are some people jubilating? The way economists, ...

Mazi EmekaJune 15, 2016

It’s not compulsory for states to join National Feeding Programme – Presidency

The Presidency, on Tuesday, said that state governments are not mandated to key into the National Home-grown School Feeding programme. ...

Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

Chibok parents yet to receive N30m donation from Aisha Buhari

Advocates of the missing Chibok girls are not being accountable to the parents of the girls as some people are ...

Mazi EmekaJune 12, 2016

Monthly allocation: Lagos received N178bn while Ekiti got N50bn in one year (Full List)

In the last one year, the thirty-six states and 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared N2.8 trillion from the ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2016

Opinion: Defining the change Nigerians want

by Bryan Jetem Obaji Change for many people could mean different things whether positive or negative, depending on the way an ...

Mazi EmekaJune 5, 2016

‘Was I so poor before becoming governor?’ | Saraki tackles Sahara Reporters

Online news portal, Sahara Reporters, earlier on Sunday, reported that N300 million was stolen from the bedroom of Senate President ...

Dele BenjaminJune 3, 2016

Fraudsters requesting money for release of Chibok girls – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that some fraudulent persons have been requesting for money from the Federal Government – to ...

Mazi EmekaMay 25, 2016

‘There is no money to run government’ -Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday said that Nigerians are more interested in having money in thier pockets ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 24, 2016

Morning Devotion: Eko No-show for Buhari, more missing money by NNPC, and Governor Fayose has had it with herdsmen

This morning, Joachim talks about Buhari’s cancellation of planned trip to Lagos, the missing money by EFCC and Gov. Fayose’s ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

N45m in compensation for family of electrocuted UNILAG student

Oluchi Anekwe was the 300-level student of Accounting in the University of Lagos, who was electrocuted by a live wire ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 20, 2016

Someone is stealing Davido’s money

We know it’s really none of your business, but spare some humanity: someone has been stealing from dollar-millionaire singer, Davido. ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

NYSC has ‘no money’ to mobilise corps members to camps

Thousands of prospective corps members gearing to begin their 3-week orientation camp on Friday,‎ May 20, will have to wait a ...

Mazi EmekaMay 15, 2016

US to return $350 million to Nigeria

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has restated the commitment of the US government to return at least $350m ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 12, 2016

Power-pose: Davido and his father take one for the cameras

You have to be fascinated when there is so much affluence and influence in one photo Davido and his billionaire dad, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 10, 2016

The CBN just issued a circular – and it tells ATM users what they already know

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a circular in regards to the use of Automated Teller Machines across the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 10, 2016

More banks linked with Diezani’s $115 million to be investigated

The Central Bank of Nigeria has started investigating the banks indicted in the $115 million scandal anchored on former minister ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 7, 2016

#PanamaPapers: Dangote, Dantata linked to ’13 shell companies’

Africa’s richest man has been linked to Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the massive Panama Papers ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 5, 2016

‘Garba Shehu is using Boko Haram to score cheap political points’

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu has been asked to focus his media propaganda on the unpleasant economic situation and general hardship ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 25, 2016

Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Rivers emerge big spenders in 2016 budget (Full List)

Lagos and Akwa Ibom states are set to be the highest spenders among Nigerian states in 2016, according to the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 22, 2016

Lara Kudayisi-Emeralds: The 5 things that can make your relationship fail

With all due respect to the Legend “Diana Ross”, Love isn’t all that matters according to her song. It is ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 18, 2016

Federal Allocation to Osun state can’t even pay electricity bills [DETAILS]

Osun state might just be facing its hardest financial month ever with the total Federal Allocation accrued to the state ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 13, 2016

Osinbajo, Buhari’s travel plans clash; costs Nigeria $250,000

In this harsh economic climate, Nigeria has reportedly lost about $250,000 due to the last minute cancellation of Vice President ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 8, 2016

$321m Abacha loot to be returned to Nigeria

A delegation led by the Switzerland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Didier Burkhalter, are expected to have a meeting with Vice-President ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 5, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians apathy and the result of ‘No Banking Day’

In September 2003, the National Association of Telecommunication Subscribers (NATCOM) and the Consumer Rights Project (CRP) spearheaded a campaign for ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 16, 2016

Northern governors to Shehu Sani: ‘You’re ignorant of the loan issue’

The Northern Governors have labeled the reaction of the Vice Chairman, Senate committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts, Senator Shehu Sani ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 13, 2016

Bread, money and death (FICTION)

A young boy threading through a dying forest on a wheel barrow in Zimbabwe, trying to understand why it weighs ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 10, 2016

Olaokun Soyinka: How to unlock billions of Naira for healthcare in Nigeria

We need some good news in Nigeria and I believe that good news can come from the health sector. Ultimately ...

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